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El Cerrito in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Little Hill

 
 
The Little Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
1. The Little Hill Marker
Caption: The Forbes Map 1830. Present day name are in parentheses.
Inscription.
El Cerrito, Spanish for "the little hill", is named for the hill to the southwest - now called Albany Hill. Like Brooks Island, the hills north Port Richmond, and the hills at China Camp across the bay, Albany Hill is a part of a range older than the Berkeley Hills.

 
Erected by City of El Cerrito.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the San Pablo Avenue Historical-Cultural Pavers marker series.
 
Location. 37° 54.032′ N, 122° 18.145′ W. Marker is in El Cerrito, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of San Pablo Avenue and Fairmont Avenue, on the right when traveling north on San Pablo Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9996 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito CA 94530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. El Cerrito's Nightlife (within shouting distance of this marker); El Cerrito's First Mayor (within shouting distance of this marker); Rust (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Pioneer American Settler William Rust's Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); El Cerrito Hills
The Little Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
2. The Little Hill Marker
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cerrito Theater (about 600 feet away); Cerrito Creek (about 600 feet away); The 'IT' Club (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in El Cerrito.
 
More about this marker. This marker is at the southeast corner of San Pablo and Fairmont Avenues.
This marker is one of The City of El Cerrito's Historical-Cultural Pavers.
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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